Groups are smaller communities within the larger ActiveRain. Join groups created by others. or start your own and
get others to join
This is the place to view the past and present contests put on by ActiveRain and its members. Everyone can join the
group and help encourage each other. Current contest will be highlighted posts so it's easy for you all to see. Let it
Curious as to what others in your profession think about a certain product or tool?
AR's community takes the time to leave honest and transparent reviews of their experiences
so you can be a bit wiser about your purchase.
Broken down by categories and subcategories for easy finds
Get an unfiltered look at what real users are saying
Leave a review yourself for others to benefit from
Add new products as you use them and gain points for doing so
ActiveRain University (ARU) provides free on-line training. We coach, consult and support real estate professionals about real estate trends, technology and social media.
ARU Calendar provides class types and registration links
Watch short tutorials on updating your photo, inserting a hyperlink and much more
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Find answers to most FAQ's
Whatever it is you're into and wherever you are, AR surely has a group for you to join.
Brand, off the wall, specific subject matters…whatever it is you're looking for.
Each time you write a post you can syndicate your post to 5 groups.
And if by chance you don't find what you're looking for, start a new group today!
Get your content in front of more eyes
Search by location or type
Feel free to start your own group
Find some that are close to home and close to heart
Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
that will boost their business and increase their visibility in the community and beyond.
Earn points by partaking in these contest and climb the leaderboard
Do what's good for you and your business by participating
If you have an idea for a contest, just let us know
Stay motivated and on track with new contests popping up each month
Ask a Real Estate Question
Here's another avenue for you to build relationships with others. Share your expertise with someone searching for answers.
Play the teacher role and help someone out today
Your Homepage will alert you of new questions in your state
A wonderful way to open a door to a possible new client
Ask a question yourself to get help
These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
State, County, City and Neighborhood pages make it easy for consumers to find what they're looking for.
Post your listings, school information, local events, market reports and more
Consumers peruse these pages for information
Farm your niche market and cover all the happenings in your neighborhood
Perhaps it’s procrastinating or avoiding doing something, or we simply need some sort of jump start to get with the program.
It might be using a new gadget or application, trying out new marketing strategies, saying goodbye to a particular client when things are just not working, focusing more efforts on SEO, updating our profiles, blogging more regularly…you get the idea.
ActiveRain is that kick in the pants to get us moving.
There are times we need to hear something more than once before it sinks in, makes sense, and we finally act on it. Hearing that others have implemented a strategy or are making an application work for them, and how they are doing so, often leads to positive action on our part – hey, I can do that. It’s motivating, and inspiring.
Perhaps we even feel a little guilty, having said to ourselves we would do such and such, and now that it’s smack in our face we have to admit it’s time to actually implement what we know we should have already done.
While we can all learn from the many posts, tutorials, and success stories there are some AR members who are particularly adept at the proverbial kick in the pants on a variety of topics.
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Brad Andersohn is one such person in particular when it comes to tech stuff. I see his most recent post 3 Things You Should Know about the New Google Search as a great example of being hit in the head with a 2 X 4. Yep, the Google search is new but his points about what this means are not really anything we haven’t heard before, just a reiteration of what we all know, but might not be doing. Hellooooo. Wake up call.
Another kicker in the pants is Katerina Gasset. If you have spent anytime at all on AR you can’t help thinking of Katerina and SEO in the same sentence, right? If you aren’t motivated to take her SEO to the Top webinar her posts on SEO will provide that much needed jolt to get you thinking about what you are not doing, and get doing it.
Lenn Harley knows a ton of stuff, and shares her knowledge, thoughts, and opinions freely. Of the many topics of which she speaks, perhaps the one that jumps out as a pants kicker is copyrights. Not a small matter, and potentially a costly one, and from the looks of what we see and hear, there are many whose pants haven’t been kicked quite enough. Lenn can do that. Check out her copyright series.
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I could go on with other names – no doubt you have your favorites. The point is that AR provides a terrific impetus to get moving on a whole host of issues. I see that as a good thing.
There’s nothing like a little kick in the pants with the cup of coffee early in the morning.
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